EXAMPLE UISCE leaders TOUR ITINERARY

Below you will find a customized itinerary used for the UISCE Leaders Tour. It is a great example of the thorough and varied programmes, speakers, and activities that UISCE will be able to provide. This programme focuses on an understanding of Irish culture/history and on social interactions that are necessary for leaders to affect change.

 

July 18, Day one

  • Official opening and introduction to programme in Dublin

  • Tour Newgrange: Understanding prehistoric Ireland

  • Lunch at Newgrange

  • Group Recreation

  • Dinner

  • Small Group Systems workshop

  • Accommodation in Dublin

 

        
 
 
     

 

July 20, Day three

  • Plenary systems workshop

  • Transforming Capitalism & Community in conflict: 1913 Dublin Lockout

  • Lunch in City Centre

  • Transforming a terrible beauty: Easter 1916

  • Tour Kilmainham Gaol: 1922 Independence and Civil war

  • Dinner in Temple Bar

  • Recreation

  • Accommodation in Dublin

 

 

July 22, day five

  • Plenary systems workshop

  • Transforming resistance to the peace process, Tour: Falls road murals & Meet with republicans/IRA Paramilitaries

  • Lunch at the Felons club

  • Transforming resistance to the peace process: Discussions with Former IRA combatants

  • Recreation through Felons club with local republican and loyalist youth

  • Dinner at the Felons club, Loyalists invited

  • Small group systems workshop

  • Accommodation in Belfast

 

 
 

july 24, Day seven

  • Free morning

  • Antrim coast tour: lunch en-route, Game of Thrones sites and Giant's Causeway at sunset

  • Group dinner En-route

  • Accommodation in Belfast

 
 

July 26, Day nine

  • Plenary Systems workshop

  • Transforming Resistance to power-sharing: Discussions with political parties in government at Stormont

  • Lunch at Stormont

  • To Derry

  • Small group systems workshop

  • Dinner in Derry

  • Accommodation in Derry

 
 

July 28, day eleven

  • Small group systems workshop

  • Transforming the Peace Process: Discussions with Dissident Republican leaders

  • Lunch with Republicans not supportive of current peace process ("Dissidents")

  • Large group systems workshop

  • To Enniskillen

  • Dinner in Enniskillen

  • Accommodation in Enniskillen

 
 

July 30, day thirteen

  • Large group systems workshop

  • Transforming gender conflict

  • Lunch

  • Watersports

  • Small Group systems workshop

  • Group dinner

  • Accommodation in Enniskillen

 
 

August 1, day fifteen

  • Large group systems workshop

  • Workshop options:

  • Michael Coleman & Traditional music systems workshop

  • Horsemanship systems workshop

  • Lunch

  • Plenary systems workshop

  • Group dinner in Gurteen & Mullaghmore

  • Accommodation in Sligo

 
 

August 3, Day seventeen

  • Yeats country tour [lunch en-route]

  • Group Dinner

  • Accommodation in Sligo

 
 

august 5, day nineteen

  • UISCE international summer school official opening

  • Summer school session 1: The rebel countess Markievicz, Presentation and forum

  • Summer school session 2: Leadership 1916, 1922, 1969, 1994, Presentation and Forum

  • Lunch on site

  • Summer School Session 3: Radicalization: presentation and forum

  • Lough Gill cruise and dinner

  • Accommodation in Sligo

 
 

august 7, day twenty one

  • Summer school session 6: theology and philosophy of peace presentation and forum

  • Lunch on site

  • Summer school session 7: Islam and the west presentation and forum

  • Mullaghmore peace cairn event

  • UISCE dinner and ceile

  • Overnight accommodation

July 19, Day two

  • Transforming resistance [with Systems Director]

  • Christianizing Ireland: a bloodless revolution

  • Tour Trinity College dublin & Book of Kells

  • Lunch in City Centre

  • Discover Glendalough

  • Dinner with Guest: The role of the Arts & Irish writers in transforming a nation

  • Small group systems workshop

  • Accommodation in Dublin

 
        
 

July 21, Day four

  • Plenary system workshop

  • Explore The Battle of the Boyne

  • Lunch at Boyne

  • Exploring martyrs: St Oliver Plunkett

  • Visit Loyal Orange order Lodge

  • Accommodation in Belfast

 

 

 
        
 

July 23, Day six

  • Plenary systems workshop

  • Resisting changes to our flag: Tour loyalist murals & meet with with loyalist paramilitaries

  • Lunch with loyalists

  • Resisting changes to our flag: Discussions with former Loyalist combatants

  • Recreation with Loyalist & Republican youth

  • Dinner with Loyalists. Republicans invited

  • Small group systems workshop

  • Accommodation in Belfast

 
     

 

 

July 25, Day eight

  • Plenary systems workshop

  • PSNI HQ & RUC George Cross Garden of Remembrance

  • Lunch with RUC George Cross

  • Transforming resistance to policing: discussion with police authorities

  • Small group systems workshop

  • Dinner on site with PSNI & RUC George Cross (Loyalists and Republicans invited)

  • Accommodation in Belfast

 
 

July 27, day ten

  • Plenary systems workshop

  • Introduction to Derry: tour Guild Hall, Siege museum, City walls, Bogside murals & Free Derry Museum

  • Lunch

  • Recreation with local youth

  • Large group systems workshop

  • Dinner in Derry

  • Accommodation in Derry

 
        
 

 

July 29, Day twelve

  • Large group systems workshop

  • Transforming resistance: The Hunger Strike

  • Lunch on own

  • Large group systems workshop

  • Dinner in Enniskillen

  • Accommodation in Enniskillen

 
 

July 31, day fourteen

  • Faith events

  • Inter-church & community lunch

  • To Sligo

  • Large group systems workshop

  • To Sligo, en-route: Dinner at Markree castle

  • Accommodation in Sligo

 

     
 

August 2, day sixteen

  • Plenary systems workshop

  • Transforming traditional enterprise mindsets workshop

  • Own lunch in Sligo

  • Large group systems workshop

  • Activity options

  • Dinner in Limoncello

  • Accommodation in Sligo

 

     
 

august 4, day eighteen

  • Outdoor recreation: Activity options (2 choices) [lunch en-route]

  • Outdoor recreation: 2nd Activity options.

  • Small group systems workshop

  • Final plenary systems event

  • BBQ

  • Accommodation in Sligo

 

 
        
 

august o6, day twenty

  • Session 4: Europe's democratic deficit presentation and forum

  • Lunch on site

  • Session 5: Theology and Philosophy of peace presentation and forum

  • Group dinner

  • Accommodation in Sligo

 
           
 

August 8, Day twenty two

  • Fly out of Dublin